Umesh Mishra

Umesh Mishra

Dean of the College of Engineering
Richard A. Auhll Professor 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering


(805) 893-3586
2215C Engineering Science Building

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Member of : 

National Academy of Engineering

Fellow of: 

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, National Academy of Inventors


ISI Highly Cited Researcher; Welker Award for Development of Gallium Nitride High Power Electronics, International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors; ISCS Quantum Device Award; IEEE David Sarnoff Award for Development of Gallium Nitride Electronics; IEEE Jun-ichi Nishizawa Medal; Elected Foreign Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering


Photonics & Electronics

Mishra's areas of research include: development of GaN electronics, GaN opto-electronics, GaN materials, oxide-based electronics, non-stoichiometric semiconductors, vacuum microelectronics, and Inp & GaAs based electronics.


Solid State Lighting and Energy Electronics Center; Director, ONR MURI Center on wide bandgap semiconductor based electronics


PhD Electrical Engineering, Cornell University
MS Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University
BTech Electrical Engineering, Indian Institutes of Technology Kanpur